AEOLIAN is a new project by Alex Over and to kick start the moniker, he has self-released his excellent first EP ‘Dawning’ on bandcamp and soundcloud.
‘Dawning’ delivers dark and brooding techno with electric energy that escalates then breaks down for plenty of atmospheric drama. Punchy drums chop in and provide some great fist-pump moments. 8-full minutes of beefy stompy dancefloor techno.
‘Cluster’ kicks off with rhythmic percussion weaving in mysterious vocals and jungle-like sounds which develop into an altogether wonky, warped sound that will have you tripping and twisting. The track explodes into a riot of sounds and grooves that make me feel like I’m dancing in outside in the rain.
Brighton based Alex has spent the last two years away from performing, purely focusing on the production side of things. In the past he has shared the decks with some true house greats and now uses those experiences to feed back into his studio work. Formerly the boss of Over Recordings Alex has shelved his former label to focus on making music and making use of his three year Music Technology course. On the evidence of this first EP it has really been worth it, and he already has a backlog of new material all ready to go on the new label he plans to launch later this year.
We’re looking forward to hearing more.
You can grab both tracks for free via the soundcloud player below or name your price in return for tunes on bandcamp here.